Grant, Maximilien, and Husbands claim victory in Wichita
Awards/Honors 2012-13 Track & Field:MVC Honor Roll ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2013 Track & Field Indoor: Competed in six meets ... Opened season with seventh place in 800 meters at ASU Kickoff Klassic (Dec. 2) in 2:25.54 ... Bested 800-meter mark by nearly two seconds at Saluki Open (Jan. 11) in 2:23.95 to place fifth ... Ran third leg of 4x400-meter relay in Carbondale, helping squad to sixth-place finish in 4:08.66 ... Placed fifth in 600 meters at Missouri Invitational (Jan. 18) in 1:42.81 ... Lowered her 800 time to 2:19.81 at Rod McCravy Memorial Meet (Jan. 25), finishing 23rd ... Was 19th in 800 at Varsity Apartments Invitational in 2:23.55 ... Also ran leadoff leg of 4x400 at Wichita State, helping squad to ninth place in 4:06.31 ... Came in 17th in 800-meter prelims in 2:22.18 in MVC Championships Feb. 23 ... Ran third leg of distance medley relay at MVC meet as team finished eighth in 12:48.18.
Outdoor: Appeared in six meets ... Opened season 10th in 1:01.08 at Tulsa Duals in 400 meters on March 15 ... Ran 2:20.49 in 800 at Mississippi State Conference Challenge (March 23) to finish 11th ... Went under one minute in 400 at Razorback Spring Invitational (March 30), finishing 13th in 59.55 ... Also ran third leg in 4x400 at Arkansas, helping team to 4:01.81 finish in 10th place ... Ran 2:19.79 800 meters at K.T. Woodman Classic on April 12 to place eighth ... Lowered 800 time to 2:18.10 at Ole Miss Open (April 20), finishing fourth ... Finished 23rd overall in 800-meter finals at MVC Championships in 2:23.21 on May 10.
Background Forde represented Barbados at the 2011 CARIFTA Games in Jamaica ... Placed first in the 800m run and second in the 1,500m run ... Was named the Most Outstanding Overall Female in 2010 and 2011.
Personal Cindy Forde was born Oct. 6, 1995 in Bridgetown, Barbados ... Daughter of Louis and Petula Forde ... Has two siblings, Gregory Waithe and Janelle Waithe ... Majoring in psychology ... Wants to become a professional athlete after college.